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Brian Greenwood

Brian Greenwood

Professor Brian Greenwood is Manson Professor of Tropical Medicine at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) where he coordinates the Malaria Capacity Development Consortium (MCDC), which is supporting the post graduate training of African scientists in malaria research in five African universities. He also coordinates the African Meningococcal Carriage Consortium which is investing the impact of a new vaccine against epidemic meningitis in seven countries in the African meningitis belt. Before joining the staff of LSHTM he worked for 30 years in West Africa, first in Nigeria where he helped to establish a new medical school at Ahamdu Bello University, Zaria in northern Nigeria and then for 15 years in The Gambia where he directed the Medical Research Council Laboratories. His main research interests are malaria, pneumonia and meningitis in African children.


 

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